Adsorption by Powders and Porous Solids
Principles, Methodology and Applications
- Jean Rouquerol, Centre de Thermodynamique, Marseilles, France
- Françoise Rouquerol, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Marseilles, France
- Kenneth Sing, Department of Chemistry, Brunel University, Uxbridge
The declared objective of this book is to provide an introductory review of the various theoretical and practical aspects of adsorption by powders and porous solids with particular reference to materials of technological importance. The primary aim is to meet the needs of students and non-specialists, who are new to surface science or who wish to use the advanced techniques now available for the determination of surface area, pore size and surface characterization. In addition, a critical account is given of recent work on the adsorptive properties of activated carbons, oxides, clays and zeolites.
Advanced undergraduates, postgrads, researchers, and practitioners in physical chemistry, materials science, surface science, and chemical engineering.